tracking ideological lineage | an inventory

i spend so much time reading and consuming ideas that i’m curious about what this evolution looks like mapped out.

[note: many of this books i’ve only read part of
F = fiction]

Feb 2021 – Now (oldest to newest)

  • Big Magic by Elizabeth Gilbert
  • Her Body and Other Parties by Carmen Maria Machado F
  • Untamed by Glennon Doyle
  • In the Dream House by Carmen Maria Machado
  • Quit Like a Woman by Holly Whitaker
  • The Age of Inequality by Jeremy Gantz
  • We Are Never Meeting in Real Life by Samantha Irby
  • Professional Troublemaker by Luvvie Ajayi Jones
  • Bad Feminist by Roxane Gay
  • The Art of Gathering by Priya Parker
  • Wow, No Thank You. by Samantha Irby
  • Women Who Run with the Wolves by Dr. Clarissa Pinkola Estes
  • The Body Is Not an Apology by Sonya Renee Taylor
  • Dune by Frank Herbert
  • If They Come for Us by Fatimah Asghar
  • I Would Leave Me If I Could. by Halsey
  • How to Do Nothing by Jenny Odell
  • Milk and Honey by Rupi Kaur
  • The Dispossessed by Ursula K. Le Guin
  • When Things Fall Apart by Pema Chodron
  • Wintering by Katherine May
  • Hunger by Roxane Gay
  • Radical Compassion by Tara Brach
  • The Four Agreements by don Miguel Ruiz, Janet Mills
  • The Creative Habit by Twyla Tharp
  • Taking the Arrow Out of the Heart by Alice Walker
  • My Grandmother’s Hands by Resmaa Menakem
  • Elements of Magic by Jane Meredith, Gede Parma, Starhawk
  • Writing Down the Bones by Natalie Goldberg
  • Trick Mirror by Jia Tolentino
  • Come as You Are by Emily Nagoski
  • The Highly Sensitive Person by Elaine Aron
  • Emergent Strategy by adrienne maree brown
  • The Choice by Edith Eva Eger
  • Self-Compassion by Dr. Kristin Neff
  • Daily Rituals & Daily Rituals: Women at Work by Mason Currey
  • The Art of Memoir by Mary Karr
  • The Creative Tarot by Jessa Crispin
  • Queer Sex by Juno Roche
  • Atomic Habits by James Clear
  • Polysecure by Jessica Fern
  • Drug Use for Grown-Ups by Dr. Carl L. Hart
  • The Rules Do Not Apply by Ariel Levy
  • Belonging by Toko-pa Turner
  • Becoming Dangerous – Katie West, Jasmine Elliott
  • Sex for One – Betty Dodson
  • Queering the Tarot – Cassandra Snow
  • Set Boundaries, Find Peace – Nedra Glover Tawwab
  • Yoke – Jessamyn Stanley
  • A Woman’s Guide to Cannabis – Nikki Furrer
  • The Artist’s Way Every Day – Julia Cameron
  • The Fifth Season by N. K. Jemisin F
  • Talking to Strangers – Malcolm Gladwell
  • The Year of Magical Thinking – Joan Didion
  • Body Work – Melissa Febos
  • Digital Minimalism – Cal Newport
  • The Guest List – Lucy Foley F
  • Atlas of the Heart – Brene Brown
  • Bittersweet – Susan Cain
  • The Ethical Slut – Janet W. Hardy, Dossie Easton
  • Finding Me – Viola Davis
  • The Witches are Coming – Lindy Weast
  • Art & Fear – David Bayles, Ted Orland
  • Not That Bad – Roxane Gay
  • The Smart Girl’s Guide to Polyamory – Dedeker Winston
  • Sacred Instructions – Sherri Mitchell
  • Shrill – Lindy West
  • In Search of Our Mothers’ Gardens – Alice Walker
  • Tarot for Change – Jessica Dore
  • Who is Wellness for? – Fariha Roisin
  • Becoming Abolitionist – Derecka Purnell
  • This Here Flesh – Cole Arthur Riley
  • Paganism – River Higginbotham, Joy Higginbotham
  • Finding Your Own North Star – Martha Beck
  • Parable of the Sower – Octavia Butler F
  • Wild Mercy – Mirabai Starr
  • Generation Dread – Britt Wray
  • Make Noise – Eric Nuzum
  • Mother Hunger – Kelly McDaniel
  • The City We Became – N. K. Jemisin F
  • White Magic – Elissa Washuta
  • The Anthroprocene Reviewed – John Green
  • What We Owe the Future – William MacAskill
  • How to Heal Yourself When No One Else Can – Amy B. Scher
  • Queering Anarchism – Deric Shannon, J. Rogue, C. B. Daring, Abbey
  • Towards Collective Liberation – Chris Crass
  • Parable of the Talents – Octavia E. Butler F
  • The Long Way to a Small, Angry Planet by Becky Chambers F
  • Becoming Wise – Krista Tippett
  • Hope in the Dark – Rebecca Solnit
  • American Detox – Kerri Kelly
  • Braiding Sweetgrass for Young Adults – Robin Wall Kimmerer
  • How to Change Everything – Naomi Klein
  • Never Enough – Judith Grisel
  • To Be Taught, If Fortunate – Becky Chambers F
  • The Left Hand of Darkness – Ursula Le Guin F

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